Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 262.022
Acquisition, Operation, and Lease of Hospitals


The authority may construct, purchase, enlarge, furnish, or equip one or more hospitals. A hospital may be located outside the municipality or municipalities.


The authority may operate and maintain one or more hospitals. The authority shall operate a hospital without the intervention of private profit for the use and benefit of the public unless the authority leases the hospital.


The board may lease a hospital, or part of a hospital, owned by the authority for operation by the lessee as a hospital under terms that are satisfactory to the board and the lessee. The lease must:


be authorized by resolution of the board;


be executed on behalf of the authority by the president and secretary of the board; and


have the seal of the authority impressed on the lease.


The bond resolution or trust indenture may prescribe procedures and policies for the operation of a hospital. If a hospital is used, operated, or acquired by a nonprofit corporation or is leased, the authority may delegate to the nonprofit corporation or lessee the duty to establish the procedures and policies.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 262.022 — Acquisition, Operation, and Lease of Hospitals, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­262.­htm#262.­022 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 262.022’s source at texas​.gov